A loan of $1,000 helped to buy assorted sea food to sell.

Mercedes's story

Mercedes G. D. A., 57, lives with her daughter, son-in-law and 6-year-old grandson in Usulután department. Mercedes works in her own business selling sea food in the Usulután Regional Market, one of the department’s largest markets, which has a large daily affluence of customers who buy her products. She has been in business for 20 years so she is very well known there.

She is asking for funds to buy a larger variety of sea food as well as larger quantities of them because it’s a product with high demand not only due to the good prices Mercedes charges but also because of the high quality of her selections.

It is thanks to this business that Mercedes is able to meet all her personal expenses as well as proviD. a small assistance to her family.

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Translated from Spanish by Kiva volunteer Polliz

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